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...produced with UNICEF Nigeria support

A saurare mu! (Listen to us!)
Radio by almajirai children in northern Nigeria

In the northern city of Kano, a group of almajirai boys tell of their life, far from home and deprived of care, begging for food and money.

Our Stories
Radio by children accused of being witches

Children branded as witches tell of their experience of torture, deprivation and near-death—and of the complicity of the adults around them. It is the first time the “child witches” story has been told from the perspective of the children themselves.

Voices from the Streets
Radio by children living on the streets of Lagos

Forty-seven boys tell compelling and often haunting stories of why and how they live on the streets of Lagos, Nigeria’s sprawling industrial and commercial capital.

 

 
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